Python Script for Colorizing Traceroute Output (apologies for top-post)

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Sat Nov 17 18:07:27 CET 2012


On Nov 17, 2012, at 10:04 AM, Jordan Bylsma <jordan.bylsma1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm looking into writing a python script that colorizes particular hops when using traceroute. Anyone run across something like this? I don't think it would be extremely difficult to write but some example code would help.
> 
> Basically particular hops in traceroute output would match a table as either a router, firewall or layer 3 switch and be colorized accordingly. 
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